Dumfries Primestock Report

Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 15th October 2014.

31 Prime Cattle – Trade rising all types being required in greater numbers weekly.

British Blue to 243.5p from D & E Lockhart, Faulding Cleugh to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan. Limousin to 231.5p from Faulding Cleugh, Kirkpatrick Fleming to Border Meats Lockerbie
Top price Bullock to £1527.90

Blonde to 230.5p from F & J Connon, Pumplaburn to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie. Limousin to 236.5p from J Retson & Son, Gardrum, 234.5p from J & L Craik, Waterside both to Border Meats Lockerbie, 232.5p from Gardrum, Eastriggs to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 229.5p from Pumplaburn, Wamphray to B Taylor Butchers Lockerbie
Top price Heifer to £1319.50

93 OTM Cattle – Trade for all classes easier

Per Head
Limousin to £1128.75 Newbigging, £1106.85, £1032.75 Meikleholm, £1021.20 Tarbreoch
Simmental to £1113.00 Meikleholm, £1066 Butterdales
Hereford to £1159.20, £1086.30, £1002.00 Russet
Luing to £1046.65 Airyolland
Holstein Friesian to £1043.90 Brownrigg, £850.65 Lakehead
Saler to £976.80, £931.50 Drumjagon
Angus to £937.65 Eastside, £900 Wyliehole
British Blue to £923.55 Barshill

Per Kilo
Luing to 173p Airyolland
Hereford to 168p, 167p, 165p Russet
Holstien Friesian to 143p Brownrigg, 115p Netherwood, 110p Park, 109p Netherwood, 107p Lakehead
Limousin to 141p, 135p Meikleholm, 138p Fingland, 133p Penningham
British Blue to 141p Barshill
Simmental to 140p Meikleholm, 130p Butterdales
Saler to 135p, 132p Drumjargan
Angus to 133p Eastside, 125p Wyliehole
Blonde to 119p Foregirth

1870 Prime Sheep Forward

1350 Prime Lambs forward no dearer again plenty of heavy weights forward. Sale average 150.8p

Lambs 25.5-32Kg ave 148.7p to 158p Carterton
Shetland to £46.80 Carterton
Blackface to 43 Barr

Lambs 32.1-39Kg ave 150.8p to 170p Ford
Texel to £62.20 Newlands, £62.20 Ford
Suffolk to £59.50 Ford
Half Bred to £57.50 Marwhirn
Cheviot to £56 Snar
Mule to £55 High Cairn

Lambs 39.1-45.5Kg ave 151p to 184p Netherton
Beltex to £73 Netherton
Texel to £72 East Raffles, £69.20 Belridding, £69 Eastside
Suffolk to £67 East Polquhirter, £67 Abune the Brae
Berrichon to £66.80 Glen Darroch
Mule to £64 Kirkton

Lambs 45.6-52Kg ave 138p to 161p East Raffles
Texel to £74 East Raffles, £71.50 Druidhall, £70 Horseholm, £70 Eastside, £70 Horseclose
Suffolk to £66.50 Archwood
Beltex to £66.50 Netherton
Mule to £65 Dalpeddar

Larger Show of 520 Cast Ewes & Rams, another very mixed show with all classes selling dearer on the week.

Heavy Ewes ave £66.27
Texel to £110 Meikleholm, £93.50 Eastside, £92.50 Nether Garrel
Beltex to £102.50 Horseclose
Suffolk to £93.50, £84.50 Palaceknowe, £87.50 Shangan
Mule to £84.50 Barshill, £75.50 Longbeoch, £74.50 Eastside, £73.50 Hayfield, £72.50 Abune the Brae
Zwartble to £78.50 Wallactown

Light Ewes ave £40.37
Blackface to £66.50 Auchencheyne, £58.50 Druidhall, £57.50 Abune the Brae, £57.50 Shangan, 354.50 Maxwelltown
Lleyn to £66.50 Summerhill

Rams ave £90.75
Suffolk to £147.50 Hayfield, £95.50 High Drum
Beltex to £110 Horseclose
Half Bred to £87.50 Horseclose
Zwartble to £87.50 Barshill
Texel to £77.50 Horseclose

corresponding week 2013 sale report